Municipal elections were held across Israel last week. Chaim V'Chessed was inundated with calls from Anglos seeking information on their eligibility, voting locations, and more. A second round of … [Read more...] about Elections Round Two!
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Chaim V'Chessed was contacted by the U.S. Embassy with a request for the U.S. citizens serviced by Chaim V'Chessed. With recent changes to the appointment system, it has become common for passport … [Read more...] about Message from the U.S. Embassy
It's an issue all too common for newcomers to Israel, and particularly for seminary and yeshiva students: might I be an Israeli citizen? And if so, what do I do about it? Chaim V'Chessed has released … [Read more...] about Am I Israeli?
While it is not mandatory to have an appointment before visiting the Arnona discount section at the Jerusalem municipality, it is strongly recommended: coming without an appointment can mean a … [Read more...] about Update: Arnona Appointments
It's always exciting when there is a Chaim V'Chessed breakthrough on the bureaucratic front, and you'll be happy to read about our most recent accomplishment below. But even the most dramatic of … [Read more...] about Hagihon Water Deposit Breakthrough
Fresh starts mean fresh hurdles. The post-Pesach season is ripe for fresh starts, and Chaim V'Chessed is the address for the hurdles that come along with them. From newcomers arriving from halfway … [Read more...] about Spring Forward
Every resident of Israel is responsible to pay Arnona, property tax, to his municipality. Each municipality offers discounts to residents for various reasons. In Jerusalem, the low-income discount for … [Read more...] about Arnona Discounts
Cashless Buses Beginning this upcoming Thursday, March 8th, bus drivers in Jerusalem will no longer be filling up Rav Kavs or selling single-ride tickets. Passengers will be required to load their … [Read more...] about News to Know: March 2018
Purim is a time to peel back layers and reveal what's going on beneath the mask. This month, we offer you an inside glimpse on what's really going on in our medical department: an interview with Mrs. … [Read more...] about Medical Department Unmasked
We're always excited to meet good people doing good things, especially if it means we can work together to do even better things. This past month, our Special Education and Mental Health departments … [Read more...] about Advancements in Special Education & Mental Health This Month
It is well known that for foreign citizens to be eligible for health insurance through Bituach Leumi, they must endure a 183-day waiting period that always started from the day they obtained their … [Read more...] about Bituach Leumi Policy Change: Counting Your 183 Days
The past year has seen tremendous growth for Chaim V'Chessed. We've been able to help thousands of English speakers in tens of thousands of situations. Our staff has grown, and so have our services. … [Read more...] about Hospitality Room in Shaare Zedek’s ER